Thursday, October 29, 2009

Book Review: Andy and Spirit in the Big Rescue by Mary Jean Kelso

It's Thursday her at the v Zoo, and that means it's book review time. Hello everyone, Zebee here. Let's see what my boss Joy is going to read to us today.

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"Andy and Spirit in the Big Rescue" by Mary Jean Kelso

This week’s story is the third in the Andy and Sprit stories. Once again Andy and Spirit show what a great team they make.

We are back at the State Fair. It’s the day after Andy won the ‘Grand Champion’ ribbon in the 4-H riding competition. He and his mom have stayed over to see the rest of the fair and see how the other 4-H clubs do in their competitions.

Tracy, Spirit’s owner, has promised a ride around the tents to show Andy all the 4-H animals and the rest of the livestock that’s at the fair. When they arrive at the rodeo arena, Andy is watching a girl practicing barrel racing when suddenly one of the bulls breaks down the gate to his pen. The bull races after the girl and her horse then takes off out of the arena chasing Spirit, Andy and Tracy. When they reach the barn, the bull and Billy (the school bully) enter it at the same time. Will Billy be hurt? Will Spirit be hurt? See what happens and how Andy and Spirit save the day.

Mary Jean has once again done a wonderful job portraying the love between horse and boy. Her imagery brings you to the fair and makes you feel like you’re riding with Andy. K.C.’s illustrations show you all the action in this thrilling story.

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Well, I don't know about you, but I really liked this book. Mary Jean sure has a way with all things horses.

If you want your own copy, hop over to Guardian Angle Publishing. You can get a three in the series while you're there. I want a set for my personal collection, so I'll see you there!
See you back here Sunday. Oh, and be sure to go to your local "Boo at the Zoo" this weekend. Send me pictures please, I'd love to see you all in your neat costumes.
posted by Zebee aka Joy Delgado
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